Top 10 Nigerian Music Videos Of 2016

 

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Musical videos are the imagery and visual representation of the contents in an audio. And over the years, Nigerian cinematographers and directors have taken their game to the zenith.

Today we bring you the top 10 videos of 2016.

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  • Darey – Pray For Me

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Darey’s “Pray For Me” tells a powerful, positive story of victory against all odds.

The video of the mid-tempo Afro-soul groove is directed by Mex Film and it’s quite an emotional and inspiring story of triumph, even against the greatest odds.

The video represents the message passed on in the audio.

Enjoy below

  • D’Banj – Emergency

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D’banj co-directs the visual representation of his record Emergency alongside, Unlimited L.A.

The feel good record is accompanied with a quite captivating video which is reach in scenery and inspired by the stage presence and performances of the late afro-beats king, Fela.

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  • Ric Hassani – Gentleman

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Ric Hassini’s Gentleman comes with a captivating video by Mex addresses Domestic Violence and sends word out to women in abusive relationships.

The video seems to be abstract in some form but the entire message is catapulted out to the audience.

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  • Tiwa Savage – If I Start To Talk ft. Dr. Sid

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Tiwa Savage’s, If I Start To Talk which features Dr. Sid comes out with a rich video directed by Clarence Peters.

The video is enriched with some African elements and traditional artifacts which goes in line with the context of the audio.

Enjoy below

  • Falz – Soldier ft. Simi

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The video of Soldier by Falz which featured Simi was one of the highly talked about videos this year. The 14 minute clip as directed by Clarence Peters is quite dramatic and very intruiging. One need not wonder how this video made it to the list.

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  • Simi – Love Don’t Care

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In Love Don’t Care, Simi shows us a deeper meaning of the word love – it cares for the next person irrespective of status, religion or ethnicity.

The accompanying visuals by Clarence Peters gives an in depth analysis of the situations.

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  • Kiss Daniel – Jombo

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The video which was directed by Ani James for AJE Filmworks for G-Worldwide Entertainment, follows the journey of a young couple as they try, first with initial reluctance, and finally success to introduce their affair to the lady’s parents.

Ani James explores the use of humour to weave a story that is relatable in its execution, and inspiring in its message of love serving as a bridge builder between people from different tribes and generations.

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  • Seyi Shay – Airbrush

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The video which takes a very emotional setting depicts how nothing is really perfect, it might be all smiles on the outside but there is always a reality on the inside which isn’t always pretty.

Watch the Matt Max directed clip below

 

  • Timi Dakolo – The Vow

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Timi Dakolo’s The Vow, is a serenading performance to celebrate his fourth wedding anniversary.

The video is quite enchanting with a nice directorial approach.

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  • Banky W – Made For You

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On this love themed record titled “Made For You” Banky W shows his directing skills as he uses a captivating story line to depict the emotions running through the record.

This is a very nice video that makes one long to fall in love.

Watch below

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